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Related to Facial nerve paralysis: Bells palsy, Bell's palsy, hypoglossal nerve paralysis, trigeminal nerve paralysis
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A 26-year-old woman presented to our outpatient department with unilateral complete facial nerve paralysis and severe hearing loss.
Facial nerve paralysis can be a difficult problem to treat as it presents with functional, aesthetic, and psychosocial challenges.
Static facial suspension plays an important role in long-standing facial nerve paralysis, and techniques continue to evolve.
You diagnose her with facial nerve paralysis (Bell's palsy) and wonder what evidence is available to support the use of antivirals with steroids for improving outcomes.
Complications may include blood in the external auditory canal, hemotympanum, ossicular chain disruption and, less commonly, facial nerve paralysis.
Coverage includes neurophysiology, causes and syndromes associated with facial palsy, testing of the facial nerve, Bell's palsy, medical treatment, infection, temporal bone fractures, iatrogenic injury during surgery, traumatic facial nerve paralysis, hemifacial spasm, tumors causing palsy, surgery of the paralyzed face, and anesthesia.
Indeed, local physicians and surgeons may be too willing to refer patients with these tumors to tertiary hospitals either because of their relative infrequency, concern about the lack of expertise required to treat them, or to avoid the potential for catastrophic facial nerve paralysis or complication.
Reported cases of hearing loss and facial nerve paralysis associated with low-voltage electrical shock are rare, and minimal information is available about this circumstance.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome, sometimes called cheilitis granulomatosa, is a rare condition of unknown etiology characterized by noncaseating granulomatous inflammation of the face with edema, facial nerve paralysis, and plication of the tongue.
In 20 chapters, otolaryngologists and anesthesiologists from the US address otitis media, sensorineural hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction, cochlear implants, facial nerve paralysis, infectious and inflammatory disorders of the tonsils and adenoid, obstructive sleep apnea, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, anesthesia, tracheostomy, esophageal and swallowing disorders, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, inflammatory airway disease, upper airway obstruction, voice issues, laryngotracheal reconstruction, neck infections, congenital neck masses, and malignant neck tumors.
You diagnose facial nerve paralysis and wonder about the evidence supporting the use of steroids and antivirals for improving outcomes in facial nerve palsy.